Family and church was her heart

Cheryl Ann Boren, age 52, of Nixa, formerly of Eldon, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, June 23, 2012 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.

Cheryl was born February 23, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Leroy and Esther Stendel Potter.

Cheryl’s heart was her church and her family. She enjoyed hiking, watching movies with her grandchildren, reading, drinking coffee, and doing yard work. Cheryl was in to nutritional foods and she loved organizing and cleaning.

Cheryl will join in heaven, her mother Esther.

She is survived by her children; two daughters Amy Barnett and husband, Josh, of Nixa, Missouri, and Leah Barber and husband, Rusty, of Nixa, Missouri; one son, James Boren and wife, Heather, of Lake Ozark, Missouri; ten grandchildren; two brothers, Rod Potter of Iowa and Jeff Stendel of Florida; one sister, Pam Protsman of California, Missouri; and her father, Leroy Potter of Harrisonville, Missouri.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach, Missouri. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.